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Are there any cures or treatments for hidradenitis suppurative?

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Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Can be treated, but.: The treatment can be quite involved. This is a severe chronic infection of the soft tissues, usually of the armpits or groin. Cases that do not respond to non-operative treatment can be treated surgically with removal of the infected tissue. This creates a large wound that is similar to that created by a burn. Reconstruction is often a problem and the best course is to allow it to heal.
Answered on Oct 8, 2016
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